Pink water


 
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Every one in Kerala serves pink water in their household. Recently i bought a packet of herbs which gives this tint to their water and this is what I found it contained:
 
Dry Ginger
Chukku (Malayalam Name)
Zingiber officinale (Botanical Name) 
Helps relieve indigestion, gas pains, diarrhea and stomach cramping.
To treat nausea related to both motion sickness
Managing circulatory disorders.
Because of its cineole content, it helps to enhance mood and relieve stress.
Act as Mouth freshener.
Lowers cholesterol.
Help break fevers by warming the body and increasing perspiration.
 
Caradamom 
Elakayai (Malayalam Name)
Elettaria cardamomum (Botanical Name)
Used for flavoring and helps in digestion 
Cloves
Grambu (Malayalam Name)
Eugenia caryophyllus (Botanical Name)
It is used to treat respiratory and digestive ailments.
Treat Bad breath and tooth decay.
 
Coriander seeds
Malli (Malayalam Name)
Coriandrum sativum (Botanical Name)
Helps to control blood sugar levels, bad cholesterol, aids in digestion and helps regulate the digestive organs, and may help prevent allergies as well as cancer.
Helps to improve tummy troubles of all kinds from indigestion to flatulence to diarrhea.
 
Mimosa catechu 
Karingali (Malayalam Name)
Acacia catechu (Botanical Name)
Used to treat sore throat, Diarrhea.
 
Sapanwood 
Pathimukam (Malayalam Name)
Caesalpinia sapans (Botanical Name) 
Diuretic, anti-oxidative, thirst quenching, anti-bacterial and tonic properties.
It is also blood purifying and is a good drink for persons with diabetes.
It cures jaundice, cough, respiratory problems, etc.
It also produces a valued type of reddish dye called brazilin, used for dyeing fabric as well as making red paints and inks
 
Vetiver
Ramacham (Malayalam Name)
Vetiveria zizanioides (Botanical Name)
Used to keep drinking water fresh and cold.
Supposed to have many properties like action against cancer cell growth, anxiety, stress, heart problems, thyroid problems etc.
 
Puncture vine 
Njerinji (Malayalam Name)
Tribulus terrestris (Botanical Name) 
It is used as an aphrodisiac, diuretic and nervine in Ayurveda.
 
Sandal wood 
Mysore chandanaam (Malayalam Name)
Santalum album (Botanical Name) 
Used as an urogenital (internal) and skin (external) antiseptic.
What you need
Powdered Dahashamani : Heaped 1/8 teaspoon
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